Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom SawyerComplete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a young boy’s living with his Aunt Polly on the banks of the Mississippi River. He seems to most enjoy getting into trouble.🚀📚

CHAPTER 36 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

The reader may rest satisfied that Tom’s and Huck’s windfall made a mighty stir in the poor little village of St Petersburg. So vast a sum, all in actual cash, seemed next to incredible. It was talked about, gloated over, glorified, until the reason of many of the citizens tottered under the strain of the …

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CHAPTER 35 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Huck said:‘Tom, we can slope, if we can find a rope. The window ain’t high from the ground.’‘Shucks! what do you want to slope for?’‘Well, I ain’t used to that kind of a crowd. I can’t stand it. I ain’t going down there, Tom.’‘Oh, bother! It ain’t anything. I don’t mind it a bit. I’ll …

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CHAPTER 34 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Within a few minutes the news had spread, and a dozen skiff-loads of men were on their way to McDougal’s cave, and the ferryboat, well filled with passengers, soon followed. Tom Sawyer was in the skiff that bore Judge Thatcher. When the cave door was unlocked, a sorrowful sight presented itself in the dim twilight …

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CHAPTER 33 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Tuesday afternoon came, and waned to the twilight. The village of St Petersburg still mourned. The lost children had not been found. Public prayers had been offered up for them, and many and many a private prayer that had the petitioner’s whole heart in it; but still no good news came from the cave. The …

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CHAPTER 32 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Now to return to Tom and Becky’s share in the picnic. They tripped along the murky aisles with the rest of the company, visiting the familiar wonders of the cave – wonders dubbed with rather overdescriptive names, such as ‘The Drawing Room,’ ‘The Cathedral,’ ‘Aladdin’s Palace,’ and so on. Presently the hide-and-seek frolicking began, and …

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CHAPTER 31 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

As the earliest suspicion of dawn appeared on Sunday morning, Huck came groping up the hill and rapped gently at the old Welshman’s door. The inmates were asleep, but it was a sleep that was set on a hair-trigger, on account of the exciting episode of the night. A call came from a window:‘Who’s there!’Huck’s …

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CHAPTER 30 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

The first thing Tom heard on Friday morning was a glad piece of news – Judge Thatcher’s family had come back to town the night before. Both Injun Joe and the treasure sunk into secondary importance for a moment, and Becky took the chief place in the boy’s interest. He saw her and they had …

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CHAPTER 29 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

That night Tom and Huck were ready for their adventure. They hung about the neighbourhood of the tavern until after nine, one watching the alley at a distance and the other the tavern door. Nobody entered the alley or left it; nobody resembling the Spaniard entered or left the tavern door. The night promised to …

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CHAPTER 28 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

The adventure of the day mightily tormented Tom’s dreams that night. Four times he had his hands on that rich treasure and four times it wasted to nothingness in his fingers as sleep forsook him and wakefulness brought back the hard reality of his misfortune. As he lay in the early morning recalling the incidents …

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CHAPTER 27 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

About noon the next day the boys arrived at the dead tree; they had come for their tools. Tom was impatient to go to the haunted house; Huck was measurably so, also – but suddenly said:‘Looky here, Tom, do you know what day it is?’Tom mentally ran over the days of the week, and then …

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CHAPTER 26 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy’s life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure. This desire suddenly came upon Tom one day. He sallied out to find Joe Harper, but failed of success. Next he sought Ben Rogers; he had gone fishing. Presently he stumbled …

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CHAPTER 25 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Tom was a glittering hero once more – the pet of the old, the envy of the young. His name even went into immortal print, for the village paper magnified him. There were some that believed he would be President, yet, if he escaped hanging.As usual, the fickle, unreasoning world took Muff Potter to its …

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CHAPTER 24 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

At last the sleepy atmosphere was stirred, and vigorously. The murder trial came on in the court. It became the absorbing topic of village talk immediately. Tom could not get away from it. Every reference to the murder sent a shudder to his heart, for his troubled conscience and fears almost persuaded him that these …

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CHAPTER 23 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Tom joined the new order of Cadets of Temperance, being attracted by the showy character of their ‘regalia.’ He promised to abstain from smoking, chewing, and profanity as long as he remained a member. Now he found out a new thing – namely, that to promise not to do a thing is the surest way …

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CHAPTER 22 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Vacation was approaching. The schoolmaster, always severe, grew severer and more exacting than ever, for he wanted the school to make a good show on ‘Examination’ day. His rod and his ferule were seldom idle now – at least among the smaller pupils. Only the biggest boys, and young ladies of eighteen and twenty, escaped …

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CHAPTER 21 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

There was something about Aunt Polly’s manner, when she kissed Tom, that swept away his low spirits and made him light-hearted and happy again. He started to school, and had the luck of coming upon Becky Thatcher at the head of Meadow Lane. His mood always determined his manner. Without a moment’s hesitation he ran …

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CHAPTER 20 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Tom arrived at home in a dreary mood, and the first thing his aunt said to him showed him that he had brought his sorrows to an unpromising market:‘Tom, I’ve a notion to skin you alive’‘Auntie, what have I done?’‘Well, you’ve done enough. Here I go over to Sereny Harper, like an old softy, expecting …

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CHAPTER 18 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

But there was no hilarity in the little town that tranquil Saturday afternoon. The Harpers and Aunt Polly’s family, were being put into mourning, with great grief and many tears. An unusual quiet possessed the village, although it was ordinarily quiet enough, in all conscience. The villagers conducted their concerns with an absent air, and …

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CHAPTER 17 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

About midnight Joe awoke, and called the boys. There was a brooding oppressiveness in the air that seemed to bode something. The boys huddled themselves together and sought the friendly companionship of the fire, though the dull dead heat of the breathless atmosphere was stifling. They sat still, intent and waiting. Beyond the light of …

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CHAPTER 15 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

A few minutes later Tom was in the shoal water of the bar, wading toward the Illinois shore. Before the depth reached his middle he was half-way over; the current would permit no more wading, now, so he struck out confidently to swim the remaining hundred yards. He swam quartering upstream, but still was swept …

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CHAPTER 12 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

One of the reasons why Tom’s mind had drifted away from its secret troubles was, that it had found a new and weighty matter to interest itself about. Becky Thatcher had stopped coming to school. Tom had struggled with his pride a few days, and tried to ‘whistle her down the wind,’ but failed. He …

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CHAPTER 11 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Close upon the hour of noon the whole village was suddenly electrified with the ghastly news. No need of the as yet undreamed-of telegraph; the tale flew from man to man, from group to group, from house to house, with little less than telegraphic speed. Of course the schoolmaster gave holiday for that afternoon; the …

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CHAPTER 10 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

The two boys flew on and on toward the village, speechless with horror. They glanced backward over their shoulders from time to time apprehensively, as if they feared they might be followed. Every stump that started up in their path seemed a man and an enemy, and made them catch their breath; and as they …

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CHAPTER 9 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

At half-past nine that night, Tom and Sid were sent to bed as usual. They said their prayers, and Sid was soon asleep. Tom lay awake and waited in restless impatience. When it seemed to him that it must be nearly daylight, he heard the clock strike ten! This was despair. He would have tossed …

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CHAPTER 8 (Complete Novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)

Tom dodged hither and thither through lanes until he was well out of the track of returning scholars, and then fell into a moody jog. He crossed a small ‘branch’ two or three times, because of a prevailing juvenile superstition that to cross water baffled pursuit. Half an hour later he was disappearing behind the …

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